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Basque legends

Wentworth Webster

Basque legends

by Wentworth Webster

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Published by Griffith and Farran [etc.] in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basques -- Folklore,
  • Basque language. [from old catalog]

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsVinson, Julien, 1843- [from old catalog]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR162.B3 W3, Microfilm 11705 GR
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 233 p.
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23383718M
    LC Control Number04019549

    Legend has it that Mari lives in the basins or the caves in mount Anboto or Txindoki. In some areas, she is married to the genie Maju or to Sugaar. She has two children, Mikelats and Atarrabi. Akerbeltz o Aker. He adopts the shape of a goat, as his Basque name reveals. Legend has it . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Webster, Wentworth, Basque legends. London, Griffith and Farran [etc.] (OCoLC)

    The mythology of the ancient Basques largely did not survive the arrival of Christianity in the Basque Country between the 4th and 12th century AD. Most of what is known about elements of this original belief system is based on the analysis of legends, the study of place names and scant historical references to pagan rituals practised by the Basques. One main figure of this belief system was the . vwitchcraft and sorcery. OUR legends of witchcraft and sorcery are very poor, and in some of these, as said above, the witch is evidently a fairy. The reason of this is not that the belief in witchcraft is extinct among the Basques, but because it is so rife.

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Basque Legends Paperback – Febru by Wentworth Webster (Author), Julien Vinson (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratingsReviews: 7. Basque Legends (Classic Reprint) [Webster, Wentworth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The study of the recent science of Comparative Mythology is one of the most popular and attractive of minor scientific pursuits.

It deals with a subject-matter which has interested most of us at one period of our lives/5(7). This collection of Basque legends, fairy tales, ballads, and popular stories having their origin in the ancient traditions which formed a portion of the sacred inheritance bequeathed to the Basque people by their forefathers, and handed down by word of This book an EXACT reproduction of the original book published before Author: Wentworth Webster.

From the introduction: They are told by the Basque peasants, either when neighbours meet--after the fashion made familiar to us by American novelists in the "Husking Bee"--for the purpose of stripping the husks from the ears of maize, an operation generally performed in one or two long sessions; or at the prolonged wedding and other feasts, of which we have evidence in the tales themselves, or else in the 2/5(40).

List of Publications of Foreign Legends in France VIIReligious Tales Introduction Fourteen Jesus Christ and the Old Soldier The Poor Soldier and the Rich Man The Widow and Her Son The Story of the Hair-Cloth Shirt (La Cilice) The Saintly Orphan Girl The Slandered and Despised Young Girl.

An Essay on the Basque Language Basque Poetry IPastorales II. By Wentworth Webster Paperback, ISBN $ In A Book of the Basques, Rodney Gallop notes that, “one Englishman, and one alone, has lived long enough among the Basques to write with authority upon their character, customs and language: the Reverend Wentworth Webster.” Based on information that Webster.

Basque Mythology and Legends The origins of much mythology and legends started with the human desire to explain phenomena and actions that take place in the world.

The Basque mind was rich with imagination when it came to creating different legends in response to the questions that came from observing nature and immediate surroundings. Basque Legends, by Wentworth Webster, at p.

IITHE HEREN-SUGETHE SEVEN-HEADED SERPENT. IT would only be spoiling good work by bad to attempt to re-write the exhaustive essay which appears, under the heading of "St. George," in Baring Gould's "Curious Myths of the Middle Ages.".

d'Abbadie read the legend of the Tartaro, before the Société des Sciences et des Arts de Bayonne, and M. Cerquand his "Légendes et Récits Populaires du Pays Basque," before the sister society at Pau. 2 Of course, we must expect to find such legends very much altered, and in a state of almost inextricable confusion, and this not only through.

The few references given to the parallel legends of other countries are not intended to be at all complete, much less exhaustive.

The Pays Basque is not a land of libraries, and it is not easy to collect these legends on the spot, and at the same time to get together the books necessary for a comparison of them with those of other countries. Sacred-texts has the full text of two books from the 19th century on Basque folklore.

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Book Description: "The origins of both the story and the legend started with the man's desire to explain phenomena and actions that take place in the world around him. The Basque mind was rich with imagination when it came to creating different legends in response to the questions that came from observing nature and immediate surroundings/5(7).

Books shelved as basque: The Basque History of the World: The Story of a Nation by Mark Kurlansky, Obabakoak by Bernardo Atxaga, The Accordionist's Son b. A very thorough analysis of some Basque myths, with a preface that explains why Webster chose the Basque for his study.

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$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Lurra (the Earth) or Ama lurra (the Mother earth) is main goddess in the legends of the Basque Country.

She is the shelter and dwelling for all creatures; the Creator of the whole Nature. She guarantees life to the plants and animals and she gives humans the necessary food and dwelling.

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Basque legends by Wentworth Webster; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Basque Folklore, Basque language.Basque Legends. | Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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